Maria Anna, Queen Consort of Saxony
|Birthname||Maria Anna Leopoldine Elisabeth Wilhelmine|
|born on||27 January 1805 at 21:45 (= 9:45 PM )|
|Place||Munich, Germany, 48n08, 11e34|
|Timezone||LMT m11e34 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||07°35' 04°44 Asc. 02°09'|
Bavarian princess, the daughter of Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria and his second wife Karoline of Baden. She was the younger identical twin sister of Princess Sophie of Bavaria, mother of Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria and Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico.
On 24 April 1833 in Dresden, Maria married Crown Prince Friedrich of Saxony, whose brother Prince Johann of Saxony was married to her sister Amalie and who had been widowed the year before. In 1836, Friedrich became king, making her queen. There were no children from the marriage. King Friedrich August II died in 1854.
Maria Anna died on 13 September 1877 aged 72 in Wachwitz, Dresden.
- child->parent relationship with Maximilian I Joseph, King of Bavaria (born 27 May 1756)
- child->parent relationship with Maximilian I, King of Bavaria (born 27 May 1756)
- spouse relationship with Friedrich August II, King of Saxony (born 18 May 1797)
- sibling relationship with Amalie Auguste, Queen of Saxony (born 13 November 1801)
- sibling relationship with Elisabeth Ludovika, Queen Consort of Prussia (born 13 November 1801)
- sibling relationship with Karl Theodor, Prince of Bavaria (born 7 July 1795). Notes: Half-sibling
- sibling relationship with Karoline, Empress Consort of Austria (born 8 February 1792). Notes: Half-siblings
- sibling relationship with Ludovika, Princess of Bavaria (born 30 August 1808)
- sibling relationship with Ludwig I, King of Bavaria (born 25 August 1786). Notes: Half-sibling
- sibling relationship with Maximiliane, Princess of Bavaria (born 21 July 1810)
- sibling relationship with Sophie Friederike, Princess of Bavaria (born 27 January 1805). Notes: Identical twins
Sy Scholfield quotes from the German book "Das Vaterland der Sachsen; Mittheilungen aus Sachsens Vorzeit und Gegenwart, Volume 3" [The homeland of the Saxons; With divisions from Saxony past and present] by Eduard Sommer (Blochmann, 1840), p. 1: "Es war gerade am Namenstage der hohen Wöchnerin, am 27. Januar 1805, als München den Kanonendonner, der ¾9 Uhr abends begonnen, mit frohem Erstaunen eine Stunde später sich erneuen hörte."
Translation: On their day of birth, 27 January 1805, Munich heard the thunder of cannons, starting at a quarter to 9 o'clock in the evening, then to joyful astonishment renewed one hour later.
- Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (1)
- Personal : Birth : Twin, triplet, etc. (Identical twin sisters)
- Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Wittelsbach (by birth), House of Wettin (by marriage))